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Maple Dried Cherry Syrup

No recipe image available.Serve this sweet and zesty maple cherry syrup, laced with bits of dried cherries, warm over pancakes or waffles. Also good drizzled over ham.

Recipe Ingredients:

3/4 cup maple syrup
1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/4 cup honey
Juice of one orange plus 1 teaspoon zest
Juice of 1/2 lemon plus 1/2 teaspoon zest
1 tablespoon butter or margarine
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 cup chopped dried tart cherries

Cooking Directions:

  1. Combine maple syrup, brown sugar, honey, orange juice and zest, lemon juice and zest, butter and cinnamon in a medium saucepan. Stir well and bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat to a simmer and gently cook for 10 minutes. Add cherries; cook 1 minute.

Makes 1 1/2 cups syrup.

Recipe provided courtesy of the Cherry Marketing Institute.